Goa rests on the western coast of India on the beautiful coast of the Arabian Sea. It is one of the top draws for a beach holiday, both nationally and internationally. It is the smallest state in India but definitely packs a punch when it comes to the number of things you can do when you reach here.
Goa is not the place you visit once and cross off from your list. After the first visit it becomes an urge and after the second, a tradition!
Here is a list of things that you can do in Goa if you are here on an extended weekend trip. Though it depends on the company you are with, friends, family or visiting as a couple, in the next few minutes, you would know what are the options in Goa other than relaxing at a beach with a beer mug. This one is for nature lovers:
Spice Plantation: Those who love cooking can fully relate to the spice plantation tour and will also learn a lot about how different spices are grown.
It will be a very refreshing experience giving a good insight to the spice business.
Dolphin Ride: You can choose to go on a Dolphin spotting ride. You can go on a cruise to spot these magical creatures on a cruise. The cruise will usually start from Fort Aguada, Sinquerim or Panaji Jetty. The boat will stop at a specific distance away from the shore and your guide will point out the antics of these amazing creatures to you. You may also take a dive into the water permitted with safety measures.
Butterfly Conservatory, Ponda: Visiting the Butterfly Conservatory in Ponda is one of the most enjoyable things to do in Goa. With more and more commercial development taking place here, the beautiful creatures were facing a setback in terms of habitat. A couple started this conservatory to preserve the endemic species of butterflies in the region.
Wildlife Tours: The Bhagawan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary and the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary are some of the most popular tourist destinations in Goa and attract national as well as international tourists. If you are a wild life lover you should visit these sanctuaries you will surely enjoy the beauty of these places.
Spice Village Tour in Goa: Ever heard that Goans are proud of their cuisines. Well explore the reason behind it. Go for a fun filled spice village tour and experience different tastes, smell and touch of various exotic spices.
Crocodile Sightseeing and Birdwatching tour in Goa: Go for cruising along the back waters of the Zuari River in a giant canoe. You will get a chance to see some of Goa’s exotic bird life as well as the Indian Crocodile which are hidden along the river banks. Lunch will be at a typical Goan farmhouse and is followed by the lazy journey back past fishermen preparing for the evening catch. Do go for it next time you visit Goa. You will simply love every moment of this exciting trip.
Elephant And Village Plantation Tour In Goa: Enjoy the rural scenic beauty of Goa with a fun elephant visit and village plantation tour of Goa with your friends and family! Take in the amazing sights of this beautiful countryside as you are taken along to see some of the most unique plants and flora that make this coastal town so exquisite and unique! Explore the vast green and spend a good amount of time with the big-bellied friendly elephants who will welcome you with love and joy!
Temple Waterfall at Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary: When you visit Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary take time to visit this amazing hidden picturesque location through the hinterlands of Goa at Chorla Ghat. It would be a fun trek in which you do camping stay in tents fun with co-participants. It will include building a camp followed by campfire. You can also visit the beautiful Mahadev Temple. Trekking and learning about the history, flora and fauna that precedes this location makes this experience a truly exciting and entertaining.
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